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Summer Activity Ideas
Posted on May 7, 2018, by GAPMP
Every year we do a round up of great websites and other resources to help you plan for the long days of summer. Here are a couple of good ones we found:
This is a great one. Karen Wang contributes to friendshipcircle.org . She gives you a weekday schedule with numerous ideas to try out for each day. The ones that really work can happen over and over again… who doesn’t love routines right?
Blogger Brenda Kosky Deskin offers some advice on some general activities to do. She offers 11 free (and fun) ideas on friendshipcircle.org.
Here’s another similar set of ideas from parentmap.com. It also offers a link to everyone’s favorite idea source… Pinterest for calendar and chore chart ideas.
Here is a helpful link for AMC Theater’s Sensory Friendly Movie information:
This is a very thorough article from the Child Mind Institute:
What there isn’t a lot of is advice for working parents.
In our community, there are a few camps which offer services for special needs children. There is a YMCA day camp nearby. We also have some summer camps but they can be expensive. Scroll down for the annual GLRS Summer Camp Guide to see what might be available in your area. Be advised many camps start registration in the winter time, and have some limited scholarships.